Member Biography

Henry S. Taylor 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1887-1888       8 Republican
1889-1890       8 Republican

COUNTIES: Philadelphia  


03/11/1859 - 02/06/1889

Henry S. Taylor (R8) Philadelphia County 1887-1889

Early Life: 

Henry S. Taylor born Philadelphia, March 11, 1859, Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; moved to Philadelphia with parents; attended, public schools; University of Pennsylvania Law-school, 1880; attorney; assistant city solicitor (Philadelphia) 1882-1886; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1887-until his death in office, February 6, 1889, pneumonia, home, 2473 Memphis Street, East Kensington Section, Philadelphia. Pennsylvania.    

Pennsylvania Politics:

Assistant city solicitor (Philadelphia) 1882-1886.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 8th district, Philadelphia County, 1887-1889, death; member Constitutional Reform, Judiciary Reform, New County and County Seats Committees.


Smull’s Legislative Hand Book, (1888) Cochran, T.B., Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 646, 670, 676-678.